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Postal union concerned about Staples merger

Sam Bonacci |

Staples' bid to buy its chief rival, Office Depot, has been knocked by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), which told Federal Trade Commission investigators that the merger proposed by the...

Brewers, bottlers rake revenues from competitors

Sam Bonacci |

When consumers look at beer and soda bottles on store shelves, they see several brands competing for the same dollars, but to Central Massachusetts firms like Polar Beverages and Wachusett Brewing...

Central Mass firms set sights on international markets


Westborough-based eClinicalWorks is a company near the top of its field. It's one of the top vendors of electronic health records systems for U.S. doctors' offices and a big player in the development...

Central Mass. to benefit from Life Sciences 2.0

Sam Bonacci |

With its hybrid of open spaces and an educated workforce, Central Massachusetts is set to reap the rewards as the state's biomanufacturing initiative kicks into its second phase.

Framingham pushing for $34-million downtown MassBay campus

Emily Micucci |

Local stakeholders are in the process of re-pitching a $34-million downtown Framingham satellite campus of Massachusetts Bay Community College to the Baker Administration after a host of community...

Incorporations: Aug. 17-31, 2015

These Central Massachusetts businesses filed Incorporation papers with the Massachusetts Secretary of State's Office from Aug. 17-31. Listed below are the corporate name, address, ZIP & president.

Movers & Shakers

HEIDI M. LANDERS and REBECCA LYNCH were hired by Worcester social service agency The Bridge of Central Massachusetts. Landers is director of nursing. A resident of Barre, she is a graduate of...

Clark honored nationally for diverting food waste

Clark University in Worcester was one of 14 organization honored nationally by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for diverting food waste out of landfills.

TJX's Canadian strength leads to 5% sales jump

Sam Bonacci |

TJX announced a 5-percent gain in sales in the third quarter, with its Canadian division leading the way as the company continues to stress international expansion.

Worcester needs $50M to entice baseball team

Sam Bonacci |

In order to get a baseball team like the Pawtucket Red Sox to make Central Massachusetts its home base, Worcester would have to find at least $50 million to invest in a stadium development as well as...

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